WATER SYSTEMS IN LAOS

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by jon.dainton in Past Projects | Projects - (Comments Off on WATER SYSTEMS IN LAOS)

Since 2013 MSAVLC has funded the building of three water systems, and has paid for the provision of a toilet block, in the Jumpet District of Luang Prabang, Laos. Trustees from MSAVLC visited the new water systems in 2015 and were pleased to see what a tremendous difference they had made to so many people’s …
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THANH XUAN PEACE VILLAGE – VIETNAM

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in Past Projects | Projects - (Comments Off on THANH XUAN PEACE VILLAGE – VIETNAM)

MSAVLC has been supporting Thanh Xuan Peace Village in Hanoi for many years, by giving donations for medical equipment. It is not a village as we normally understand the term. It is a group of ugly, grey, concrete buildings situated in the outskirts of Hanoi, and it caters for orphans and disabled children, mostly affected …
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HOA BINH PEACE VILLAGE – VIETNAM

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in Past Projects | Projects - (Comments Off on HOA BINH PEACE VILLAGE – VIETNAM)

Hoa Binh Peace Village is part of Tu Du Obstetric and Gynaecological Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. Since it was founded in 1990 it has been home to some 400 children, most of them suffering from the effects of Agent Orange, the deadly chemical sprayed to defoliate the forest regions by the Americans during …
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HA TINH GENERAL HOSPITAL – VIETNAM

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in Past Projects | Projects - (Comments Off on HA TINH GENERAL HOSPITAL – VIETNAM)

Ha Tinh is one of the poorest Provinces in Vietnam. It has adverse weather conditions with harsh cold winters and hot dry summers. The Province is frequently affected by typhoons and tropical storms, causing havoc to the community, its people, crops and buildings. Most of the people scrape a living from the land, but poverty …
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THE BLIND ASSOCIATION – KY ANH, VIETNAM

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in Past Projects | Projects - (Comments Off on THE BLIND ASSOCIATION – KY ANH, VIETNAM)

There are 531 blind people and 2,031 partially-sighted people in the district of Ky Anh. There are four main reasons for the blindness in this district: The effects from the war and dioxin contamination. Cataracts. Congenital defects. Vitamin deficiency caused by malnutrition. The Blind Association has been set up to help these people, and a …
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THE ELDERLY ASSOCIATION – KY ANH, VIETNAM

October 21st, 2015 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in Past Projects | Projects - (Comments Off on THE ELDERLY ASSOCIATION – KY ANH, VIETNAM)

Since 2007 MSAVLC have been supporting a Health Education Program for the elderly in the Ky Anh District, Ha Tinh Province in Vietnam. There are about 18,000 elderly people in Ky Anh District, 10.5% of the population. Ky Anh is a poor community with harsh weather conditions. Many of the elderly have been badly educated …
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SUAN LUANG ORPHANAGE – LAOS

February 27th, 2014 | Posted by Deborah Dainton in Past Projects | Projects - (Comments Off on SUAN LUANG ORPHANAGE – LAOS)

Suan Luang Orphanage is situated about 30 minutes away from Luang Prabang in northern Laos. Although Luang Prabang is a favourite spot for tourists, few see the poverty that is just outside the town in the surrounding countryside. 33% of the population live below the national poverty line, and the average age expectancy among local …
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